Rip currents

Expert Warns Of Dangerous Rip Currents As Storm Passes Off New Jersey CoastThe best and oldest advice: swim near a lifeguard.
Experts Offer Advice After Recent Drownings Off Long IslandIt was advice two Brooklyn victims failed to heed when they went swimming off the Long Island shore.
Police: Swimmer Caught In Rip Current Off Long Beach Has DiedA Brooklyn man who was pulled from the water off Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday night after being caught in a rip current has died, police said.
Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday WeekendNice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.
Hurricane Cristobal To Churn Surf Along Jersey ShoreSwimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches.
Long Beach Lifeguards On High Alert Due To Rip CurrentsIn Long Beach, the town deployed more than 100 beach patrol personnel Saturday to cover more than 4 miles of beach.
Strong Rip Currents Lead Norwegian Cruise Liner To Cause Minor Scare At Pier 88The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.
Igor Causes Dangerous Surf In NY, NJThe National Weather Service on Monday issued a high surf advisory all along the New Jersey and New York coastlines.
Rip Currents Continue Along Jersey ShoreSwimming has not been banned at any New Jersey beaches, but yellow flags have been posted at many sites to warn swimmers about the conditions.
Swimmers Warned Of Rip Currents Along Jersey ShoreThe National Weather Service said swells kicked up by the storm were expected to build as the weekend progressed, and they could continue through Monday.
Hurricane Danielle Ups Risk Of Rip CurrentsWith the forecast calling for sunny and hot weather this weekend, local lifeguards may have a hard time keeping swimmers out of the water.
Rip Currents Pose Hidden Danger To BeachgoersA Long Island swimmer drowned over the weekend after getting caught in a rip current, as remnants of tropical storm Colin are producing dangerous conditions that threaten our beaches – and beachgoers' lives.